U.S. health officials aim to reduce C-section rate

07/16/2007 | Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

U.S. health officials want to cut the Caesarean-section delivery rate in half by 2010, in response to concerns about the growing number of the procedures being performed, some for convenience. Doctors say the risk of death and complications from childbirth are much higher with C-sections than with vaginal childbirth.

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